Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering

Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering

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This collection of informative and pleasurable essays by Henry Petroski elucidates the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.

In Remaking the World Petroski gravitates this time, perhaps, toward the big: the English Channel tunnel, the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam, the QE2, and the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, now the tallest buildings in the world. He profiles Charles Steinmetz, the genius of the General Electric Company;… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (January 05, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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